70% of voters in Kilkenny City say Yes according to tallies

Mary Cody

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70% of voters in Kilkenny City says Yes according to tallies

Tallies have recorded a landslide Yes vote in Kilkenny City

Kilkenny City has voted overwhelmingly in favour of repealing the Eighth Amendment with 70% of the electorate voting Yes according to the tallies.

Tally results from two boxes at the Scouts Den on the Bennettsbridge Road indicated a 67% Yes vote, with 63% of voters saying Yes at St Patrick's National School.

According to the tallies 62% of voters at the CBS National School on Stephen Street voted to repeal the amendment.

In the Butts there was a low turnout and voters bucked the trend with tallies showing a split vote of 50% Yes and No.